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Fulbright Scholars & Scholarships


General Information

Salem State is frequently named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. Our faculty, staff, and students have been awarded Fulbright grants to research and teach in places like India, Chile, Liberia, Finland, United Kingdom, Jordan, Mexico, Greece, India, Egypt, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Korea, Russia, Italy, Nicaragua. 

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to build lasting connections between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright Program is funded through an annual appropriation made by the U.S. Congress to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations, and foundations around the world also provide direct and indirect support to the Program, which operates in over 160 countries worldwide. 

Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has given more than 380,000 students, scholars, teachers, artists, professionals and scientists the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas, and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.


Types of Grants

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Student Program offers fellowships for U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study, conduct research, and/or teach English abroad. If you are senior or recent graduate from Salem State and would like to apply, please contact the campus Fulbright Program Advisor, Michele Louro


Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Scholar Program sends American scholars, artists, faculty, and professionals abroad to lecture and/or conduct research for up to a year. A variety of programs are available. To learn more and consider the best scholar program for you, please contact the Fulbright Scholar representative, Elizabeth Kenney.

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